The Board of Supervisors gave the conditional go-ahead to a plan to keep the emergency room open at King-Drew, shut down most other services and put the hospital under the management of Harbor-UCLA. Times, Daily News, Washington Post
LAPD arrests Skid Row sleepers
Chief Bratton sent in the police Tuesday and detained a half-dozen transients, while the ACLU objected. Times
Shortlist for LAUSD superintendent
Three finalists are named by the Times, two others are not, and state Secretary of Education Alan Bersin is not on the list of finalists sent to the school board but is being considered anyway. The three who were named are former Occidental College president Ted Mitchell, Gates Foundation exec Tom Vander Ark and Carlos A. Garcia, who used to run the Las Vegas schools.
Three new high schools in the East Valley
They are the first LA Unified high schools to open in the San Fernando Valley in 35 years. Daily News, Times
AFTER THE JUMP: Mayor and the Daily News, Bratton as a Freemason, a vacancy at the Downtown News, anxiety at the Daily Breeze and much more.
Free money for Animal Services
The city accepted a gift of $200,000 from the Utah-based Best Friends Animal Society to pay for a performance audit of the department.
Villaraigosa chats with the Daily News
The mayor talks up his trip to Asia in a sit-down with reporters and editors.
Chief Bill Bratton is mentioned as a prominent Mason in a New York Times story about declining membership.
Select a Candidate
KPCC's website has started a quiz feature that helps match your views to one of the candidates for governor.
Vacancy at Downtown News
Andrew Moyle is no longer on the reporting staff, and Edward Fuentes blogs at View from a Loft that he will be missed.
Leaner Tu Ciudad
The start-up magazine has trimmed some fulltime positions recently, including that of executive editor Yvette Doss.
Breeze news this week?
Some staffers at the South Bay Daily Breeze expect an announcement about Copley's sale of the newspaper this week. Or maybe it's just wishful thinking, since the newsroom tension is said to be thick after months of speculation.
More Bradford photos
Sheriff's detectives released thirty more photographs of unidentified people found in the apartment of killer William Richard Bradford back in 1984.
Enron prosecutor returning to private practice
John Hueston will join Irell & Manella next month after a government-sponsored tour of China, the L.A. Daily Journal says.
News of LA Observed
Kevin Roderick will introduce former Santa Barbara News-Press editor Jerry Roberts at an SPJ event tonight at the Smoke House in Burbank, and is also included in a Fox 11 news report on blog advertising that also features Rafat Ali of PaidContent.org and Tiffany Stone of the redesigned (as a gossip and fashion site) Breakfast at Tiffany's. It's scheduled to run on tonight's 10 pm news.
Mark Lacter talked about Skid Row's spread, the fall TV season and the economy on his weekly Business Update on KPCC. Audio.
Deanne Stillman has a piece called "The Great Mojave Manhunt," about a desert hermit in the Antelope Valley who shot an L.A. County sheriff's deputy than died after a shootout, in the anthology Best American Crime Writing of 2006. Her story originally appeared in Rolling Stone.